Average Bench: 88.9% (34th of 1002)

more Based on 192,828 user benchmarks.  Models: ST2000DM001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-9YN164, ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN1, Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1CH164, ST2000DM001-1CH, Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM001-1E6164, ST2000DM001-9YN1, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM 001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER, ST2000DM001-9YN, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM001-1ER164, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1ER1, ST2000DM001-1E61, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-1CH, ST2000DM001-1CH1, ST2000DM ST2000DM001-9YN, ST2000DM 001-1E6164, ST2000DM 001-9YN164

If you are specifically looking for a 2TB Hard Drive, the Barracuda is both a solid performer and offers reasonable value for money. That said, It probably makes more sense to go for the 3TB version which, thanks to economies of scale, represents significantly better value for money. With the 3TB Barracuda you get 50% more storage and approximately the same performance for just 20% more money. [Sep '13 HDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB averaged just 11.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 161MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 137MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB is 45.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.64MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 192,828 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 161 200
99.7 Write 149 184
75 Mixed 137 174
112% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.35 4K Read 0.64 0.95
0.88 4K Write 1.5 1.77
0.15 4K Mixed 0.25 0.37
81.5% 0.79 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 201
Write 180
Mixed 182
141% 187 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.17
66% 0.71 MB/s
734GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 193
Write 166
Mixed 158
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.74 MB/s
867GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 181
Write 167
Mixed 169
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.2
79% 0.82 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: CC27
4KALIGNED
Read 181
Write 166
Mixed 166
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.86 MB/s
799GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 185
Write 149
Mixed 134
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.32
95% 0.84 MB/s
529GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 150
Write 141
Mixed 139
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.34
87% 0.77 MB/s
638GB free
Firmware: SC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 73.8
Write 134
Mixed 105
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 7.79
4K Mixed 0.63
232% 2.95 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,778,298 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $118 @ launch in Sep '11
AmazonUS $5810 hrs
EbayUS $6427 mins
BHPhotoUS $755 months
OutletPCUS $8819 hrs
NeweggUS $12711 hrs
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Typical Barracuda 7200.14 2TB Builds (Compare 19,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,226

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 Comments

Seagate AcuTrac™ technology maximises HDD storage densities...

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

3 months ago.

The drive after just two years and ONE month so one month after warranty has expired has "Uncorrectable Errors" - there is no possibility to write files on the hard drive. After doing a chkdsk it did start to work however from the SMART report it doesn't look good and the drive fails to pass Seagate Tools tests.


Poor

13 months ago.

it fails a lot. it's the worse hdd. i've got a raid with 6 of this HDD, and in the first year fails 3 disks.


Poor

11 months ago.

Failed after 2 years and a little something, lost all my music. Never no more Seagate! Only Toshiba from now on!


Excellent

4 years ago.

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Poor

14 months ago.

pretty slow, I seem to have got one of the bad eggs


Excellent

3 years ago.

Die ST2000DM001 und die ST3000DM001 sind meiner Meinung nach die besten Festplatten (hätte es nicht gedacht). Beste Kombi überhaupt! SSD 120gb + 2tb/3tb HD als "D: Platte" für den Rest!


Average

1 month ago.

Good (but variable) performance, can't wait for it to fail with no warning.


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